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... Brief history of modern Europe, from 1814 to the great war

by William Glover

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Published by World Book Company in Yonkers-on-Hudson, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- History -- 1789-1900,
    • Europe -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Glover.
      SeriesFoundation history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD359 .G6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination229, [1] p.
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6656411M
      LC Control Number23012307
      OCLC/WorldCa19017478

      The European Wars of Religion were a series of religious wars waged in Europe following the onset of the Protestant Reformation, and were strongly influenced by the religious uncertainty that arose as a result of the change that occurred. Fighting occurred throughout the continent, in places such as Modern-Day Germany, France, and Britain.   History of Europe - History of Europe - The Great War and its aftermath: The year witnessed not only the outbreak of World War I but also such very different events as the publication of James Joyce’s short stories Dubliners, André Gide’s novel Les Caves du Vatican, and D.H. Lawrence’s story The Prussian Officer. It was also the year of Pablo Picasso’s painting “The Small Table.

      The Act of Union added the Kingdom of Ireland to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.. The first decades were marked by Jacobite risings which ended with defeat for the Stuart cause at the Battle of Culloden in In , victory in the Seven Years' War led to the growth of the First British defeat by the United States, France and Spain in the War of. It was a war that did not need to happen. One influential history described Europe as "sleepwalking" its way to war in ; I have previously called it a war of choice, but a better description might be a war of carelessness. There is no simple cause or explanation. Wars tend to break out both for underlying reasons and for immediate ones.

      Navy Department. Novem Sir, A Number of the senior officers of the Navy of the United States, having suggested certain alterations in the established "Uniform Dress," which, in their opinion, would greatly conduce to the convenience and comfort of the officers, and still retain an appearance equally elegant and consistent: the following description of the "Uniform Dress," for the. Europe timeline of events and more - by - BC Minoan people settled the island of Crete, became an important maritime power trading with Egypt and Asia Minor; BC Aegeans and Minoans developed bronze tools and trade networks; - BC Construction of Stonehenge completed in England in multiple phases; - BC Use of bronze tools spread .


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